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Part of the IW Coastal Trail

Ryde is a seaside town and a transport interchange - where ferries and hovercraft meet trains and buses for onward distribution of the Island's tourist visitors.

Noted for its expansive sands which are revealed at low tide, as well as its listed Victorian pier - the fourth longest in the UK - which houses a ferry terminal, car park and railway terminus.

Best Suited To

Ryde is best suited for children 7 years and up as well as adults

Ryde is great for all ages, but perhaps a little overwhelming for the very youngest visitors

Educational Resources for Ryde

The following Ryde educational resources are FREE to use when you book your trip with Education Destination. Some include pre or post-visit classroom work, others are on-site activities. All are accompanied by detailed Teacher Notes and some even have sample lesson plans!

Prepared by our expert team of teachers with local Island knowledge, each resource addresses a specific National Curriculum topic. Click on any image for full details.

Ryde is proud to be part of the Island Classroom

Include Ryde in your next Isle of Wight school trip!

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